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Baltimore Public Transit

Baltimore Bus Service Cuts Restored

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan rescinded a plan that would have cut bus service in the city of Baltimore to the bone.

October 2, 2020 - Baltimore Sun

Orange Line

Devastating Transit Cuts Planned for Maryland

The impact of the coronavirus on capital budgets has been feared for the duration of the pandemic, and the catastrophic reality of those fears is now apparent in a proposed capital budget for transportation in the state of Maryland.

September 8, 2020 - WBAL

San Francisco Tunnel Boring Machine

Subway Project Budget 'Running on Fumes' in San Francisco

The high-profile Central Subway is in danger of running out of money, according to a federal watchdog.

July 29, 2019 - San Francisco Examiner

Seattle, Washington

Budget Overruns Put the Brakes on Seattle's Bicycle Master Plan

After initial projects funded by the 2015 Move Seattle levy came in well over budget, the city of Seattle will now have extra pressure to choose impactful projects while reducing the scope of its Bicycle Master Plan.

April 12, 2019 - The Urbanist

Benjamin Franklin Bridge

SEPTA Ready to Roll Out Major Capital Investments

Budgets reflect priorities, and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority will be prioritizing capital investments in the 2018 fiscal year.

March 31, 2017 - Philadelphia

Proposed Atlanta BeltLine Budget Jumps 27 Percent

The improving economy will allow planners and city officials to expand work on the Atlanta BeltLine.

May 26, 2015 - SaportaReport

Will Driverless Cars Spell Doom for Law Enforcement Budgets?

What happens to law-enforcement budget (and, for that matter, municipal budgets) in a future of law-abiding driverless cars?

May 24, 2014 - Network World

Participatory Budgeting Launches in New York City

In four New York City Council districts, residents will soon be able to propose and vote on capital projects to be funded by councilmember's budgets.

September 15, 2011 - New York Times

Light Rail Among Cuts in Proposed North Carolina Budget

A new budget proposal in North Carolina could pull all funding for a long-planned extension of Charlotte's light rail system.

May 26, 2011 - The Charlotte Observer

$100 Million for HUD Sustainability Program Survives Budget Cuts

Congressional budget cuts spare some favorite programs of transportation reformers and smart growth advocates.

April 19, 2011 - Streetsblog Capitol Hill

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